Yifei Liu

Yifei Liu
Email: liu399@wisc.edu
Phone: (608)-265-3784
Status: 5th year graduate student
Bachelor of Science: Chemical Engineering (2013), University of Delaware

Research Summary:

My research interests involve novel design of well-defined, and well-characterized multi-metallic catalysts and their application on synthesis gas conversion.







List of Publications
1. Liu, Y.; Gӧeltl, F.; Ro I.; Ball, M. R.; Sener, C.; Aragão, I. B.; Zanchet, D.; Huber, G.W.; Mavrikakis, M.; Dumesic, J. A., Synthesis Gas Conversion over Rh-based Catalysts Promoted by Fe and Mn, Submitted, 2017

2. Ro I.; Aragão, I. B.; Brentzel, Z.J.; Liu, Y.; Ball, M. R.; Chada, J.P.; Zanchet, D.; Huber, G.W.; Dumesic, J. A.,  The effect of the formation of Pt and oxophilic metal oxide (Fe and Mo) interfaces on the catalytic activity for the hydrogenation of carbonyl groups, In preparation

3. Ro I.; Aragão, I. B.; Liu, Y.; Ball, M. R.; Zanchet, D.; Huber, G.W.; Dumesic, J. A., The Role of Pt-FexOy Interfacial Sites over Fe-promoted Pt Catalysts in CO Oxidation Reaction, In preparation

4. Ro I.; Liu, Y.; Ball, M. R.; Jackson D.; Chada, J. P.; Sener, C.; Kuech, T.; Madon R.; Huber, G.W.; Dumesic, J. A., The Role of the Cu-ZrO2 Interfacial Sites for Ethanol Conversion to Ethyl Acetate and Methanol Synthesis from CO2 and H2, ACS Catalysis 2016, 6, 7040. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b01805

5. Liu, Y.; Mellmer, M.; Alonso, D. M.; Dumesic, J. A., Effect of Water on the Copper-Catalyzed Conversion of Hydroxymethylfurfural in Tetrahydrofuran, ChemSusChem 2015, 8, 3983. DOI:10.1002/cssc.201501122

6.  Bauer, J.L.; Liu, Y.; Kurian, M.; Swan, J.W.; Furst, E.M., Coarsening mechanics of a colloidal suspension in toggled fields, J. Chem. Phys., 2015, 143, 07490. – Featured article. DOI: 10.1063/1.4927563

7. Swan, J.W.; Bauer, J.L.; Liu, Y.; Furst, E.M., Directed colloidal self-assembly in toggled magnetic fields, Soft Matter 2014, 10, 1102-1109.– 2014 Soft Matter Hot Article.  DOI: 10.1039/C3SM52663A